In a recent media briefing held at the Wilson Center, Hadi Semati, Wilson Center public policy scholar and noted Iranian political analyst, commented on the results of the Iranian election, from voter turn-out to the future changes in Iran under its new president and the implications of the election results for Iran's domestic and foreign policies.
In this publication, based on papers presented at a conference on May 14, 2012 at the Wilson Center, leading women scholars and activists analyze the strategies by which opponents of women’s rights seek to marginalize women and the strategies by which women have sought to protect and expand these rights.
“Iran showed this week that it has a policy every bit as dual track as the one the United States is pursuing against it,” writes Public Policy Scholar Michael Adler. “In a dramatic gesture, Iran stepped away from warnings of military retaliation to offer talks on a nuclear program Washington fears could lead to the bomb for the Islamic Republic.”
Outreach & Communications Director Sharon McCarter traveled to the Middle East last year with Haleh Esfandiari and shares her thoughts about her colleague and friend.
Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright talks with BBC World News America about new allegations by the UN High Commission on Human Rights that the Syrian military have been targeting children.
May 22, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
May 24, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm